Parkway Trails Closed for Maintenance at Rocky Springs Site

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Date: March 19, 2011

The Natchez Trace Parkway horse trail at milepost 59.2 and Fischer Ferry Road will be closed from the trailhead south to the endpoint located at the crossing of Whitaker Road.

In addition, the Owens Creek hiking trail from the Rocky Springs Campground south to Owens Creek will be closed.

Both trails will be posted closed for public notice.

The closure is necessary to ensure safety in the use of the trail. The duration of this closure is undetermined at this time, but the Parkway will work to reopen the area as soon as possible.

The closure will begin Friday, March 18, 2011, at 5:00 pm.

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Mailing Address:

2680 Natchez Trace Parkway
Tupelo, MS 38804

Phone:

(800) 305-7417
Please call the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center at 1-800-305-7417. The Parkway Visitor Center is open everyday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Central Time) except December 25. To contact the park's headquarters, call 662-680-4025 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (Central Time).

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